Blueberry Broccoli Spinach Salad

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Ingredients

  • 4 oz fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 a ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2-4 TBSP dried cranberries
  • 2-4 TBSP roasted sunflower seeds (I used unsalted)
  • black pepper to taste (optional)
  • POPPY SEED RANCH DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup of plain greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 1/4 cup of buttermilk extra if desired
  • 1/4 cup good quality mayonnaise homemade or store bought
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice or white vinegar
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp garlic powder to taste
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. Start with the dressing (skip if using premade)
  2. Ranch dressing always tastes it’s absolute best made ahead of time. Whisk and chill for a few hours before serving or make things simple by tossing it together the night before.
  3. Peel 1 clove of garlic, then smash and mince it into a paste.
  4. Season with salt.
  5. Combine salted garlic paste with remaining dressing ingredients and whisk well.
  6. Pop in the fridge to chill for a few hours for flavors to set.
  7. Wash + dry spinach.
  8. Combine with broccoli, blueberries, dried cranberries, avocado, feta cheese, and sunflower seeds.
  9. Toss with dressing and serve.
  10. Season with black pepper, to taste.

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